He was born on the 8th of April, 1994 in Osun state his original place of birth. He is the first born in a family of three children.
Mayorkun had his primary education at the Living Spring Montossri and Grade College, both in Lagos State where he obtained his first and secondary school certificates respectively.
He later went to the University of Lagos to have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. Upon graduation, he worked briefly in one of the Nigerian banks before making a full career in music.
His Musical Career
Mayorkun began his musical journey in 2016 after resigning his bank job for music. He was discovered on Twitter by Davido when he posted a cover of one of Davido’s “The Money” featuring Olamide. He immediately signed on to Davido Music Worldwide (DMW) record label owned by Davido.
He has since remained active in the music industry with several hit songs to his credit. One of such songs is “Eleko” released in 2016 and produced by Puffy Tee. The video of the song was given visual review and was very popular and recorded volume of sales receiving over a million YouTube views within the first week of its release.
Some of his other hit songs by Mayorkun include:
• Love you Tire
• Black 2 Black
• Touch Down
• Aleke Posh
• The Many of Lagos among others.
Mayorkun is creative, skillful and highly talented Nigerian artiste. Many believe that the uniqueness and creativity of him must have been to fact that Mayorkun is coming from the entertainment family including his father as a musician and mother as a Nollywood actress as well as his siblings.
Mayorkun embarked on a national tour in 2017 which covered about 35 schools in Lagos state and Ibadan respectively. He also toured some cities in the U.K. alongside label mate Dremo and Davido at the Wireless Festival.
Mayorkun has in few years in the music industry earned several awards. Some and most recent include:
• Best New Talent at the City People Entertainment Awards.
• Most promising Act of the year at the City People Entertainment Awards.
• Most promising song of the year at the City People Entertainment Awards.
• Rookie of the year Award at the Headies and Hip TV Awards.
His Role Models
Mayorkun sees great King Sunny Ade, Pasuma and 2 Face Idibia as his role models.
His Net Worth
Mayorkun is rated one of the richest and most influential Nigerian artiste with a net worth of about $300,000 dollars.